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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
3,098 gross 1873 at Hull, England by Earle‘s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen, Germany 353ft x 39.1ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1880  Christiania - New York   
 1880  Christiania  Apr. 08  New York  Apr. 23 Capt. Heimbeck. Delayed arrival in Christiania due to snowstorm.Transatlantc ID
 1880  Christiania  May 20  New York  June 04 Bremen - Christiania - New York, Capt. HeimbeckTransatlantc ID
 1881  Bremen     New York  Apr. 07 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Bremen     New York  May 13 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Bremen     New York  June 21 Transatlantc ID
 1881  Bremen  July 20  New York  Aug. 03 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Bremen  Mar. 22  New York  Apr. 06 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Bremen  Apr. 24  New York  May 09 Transatlantc ID
 1882  Bremen  July 22  New York  Aug. 05 Transatlantc ID
 1883  Bremen     New York  Mar. 09 Transatlantc ID
 1886  Bremen     Adeleide  Oct. 27 Transatlantc ID
 1887  Bremen     Adeleide  Aug. 03 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Bremen       Jan. 29 Arrived in ColomboTransatlantc ID
 1889  Bremen     Melbourne  Feb. 16 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Bremen     Adeleide  Apr. 21 Transatlantc ID
 1890  Bremen     Adeleide  May 07 Transatlantc ID
 1890  Bremen     Adeleide  Sept. 23 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Bremen     Adeleide  Feb. 12 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Bremen     Adeleide  June 30 Transatlantc ID
The information listed above is not the complete record of the ship. The information was collected from a multitude of sources, and new information will be added as it emerges

The Hohenstaufen was built in 1873 at Earle's Shipbuilding Co in Hull. She had a straight stem, one funnel and two masts (rigged for sail). She an iron constructed hull, a single screw and a service speed of 12 knots. There was accommodation for 142 first calss- and 800 third class (steerage) passengers. Her maiden voyage started on September 1st in 1874, when she left Bremen for Havre and New York. On the 4th of April in 1880 she started the first of two Bremen - Christiania - New York sailings. She departed from Christiania on April 8th for her first sailing, and for the second run she departed on May 20th. Her last Bremen - New York direct voyage started on 29th Apr. 1885 and on 14th Apr.1886 she commenced a single Bremen - Baltimore round voyage. She was scrapped at London in 1897.

[North Atlantic Seaway by N.R.P.Bonsor, vol.2,p.550]


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